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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-10-2002, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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axle width

Anyone know what the width of a fullsize chevy axle is wheel to wheel?

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Re: axle width

I'm looking for the same info. I want to swap the front axle from a military CUCV into my '53 Chevy 2wd. Anybody done anything like this before? I think my current axle, backing plate to backing plate, is somewhere around 53 inches. I figured rearrange the mounts for the leaf springs, order some custom leaf springs, and be in business. Any comments?

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Re: axle width

K20Beater, just rearrange the spring mounts on the frame so you can run the ultra common 73-87 4x4 springs.
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